Surface Modification
Apr 15, 2014
The industry is changing and so are the demands of medical device manufacturers. Trends in 3-D printing, miniaturization, wireless technology, and updates and...
Sep 13, 2012
A provider of flexible materials and adhesives to medical OEMs and contract manufacturers designs and produces protective films for LCDs and touch screens of...
Nov 08, 2011
Adhesion promotion technology has been engineered to help medical device makers solve adhesion challenges presented by certain polymeric materials, including...
Feb 18, 2011
Hydrophilic coatings exhibit water-loving characteristics. Chemically, this means they participate in dynamic hydrogen bonding with surrounding water. In most...
Jul 01, 2006
COATINGS Figure 1. Colorized scanning electron microscope (SEM) image of a biodegradable drug-eluting coating on a coronary stent. Catheter-based...
Jun 01, 2006
News Trends Figure 1. Global sales of coatings and surface treatment processes for medical devices are expected to post a 12.4% average annual growth...
Mar 01, 2006
MACHINING Table I. (Click to Enlarge) Roughness parameters after differing processes, from atomic force microscopy. Blood-contacting implants,...
Aug 01, 2005
Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry Magazine MDDI Article Index Originally Published MDDI August 2005 R&D Digest Maria Fontanazza...
Aug 01, 2005
Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry Magazine MDDI Article Index Originally Published MDDI August 2005 Surface Treatments A new silver nanotechnology...
Aug 01, 2005
Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry Magazine MDDI Article Index Originally Published MDDI August 2005 Coatings The continued success of drug-eluting...